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From Kaw teepee to capitol : the life story of Charles Curtis, indian, who has risen to high estate

Author: Don C Seitz; Nova Cottrell; Charles Curtis House Museum.
Publisher: Topeka, Kan. : Jostens, Inc., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New sesquicentennial ed. (limited ed.)View all editions and formats
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"Charles Curtis came from very humble beginnings, was self taught in law and passed the Kansas Bar at age 21. His story is an example of the great American dream. Curtis' record during his 38 years of public service is one of honesty, integrity, principle, and courage. He never forgot who he was of that he came from Kansas. Curtis serves as a positive role model for all young people."--Inside flap.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Charles Curtis; Charles Curtis
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don C Seitz; Nova Cottrell; Charles Curtis House Museum.
ISBN: 9780692005590 0692005595
OCLC Number: 614018595
Description: xv, 131 pages : illustrations ; 280 cm
Contents: Dedication --
Introduction --
Foreword --
Illustrations --
Charles Curtis Kaw --
The Kaw people --
Charlie's life among the Kaws --
The prairie --
Charlie and the Cheyennes --
The boy who rode east --
Making his way --
In congress and senate --
The great day --
The vice presidency --
Charles Curtis, vice-president --
Curtis memorabilia --
Charles Curtis and freedoms frontier national heritage --
The Charles Curtis house museum --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: by Don C. Seitz.

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"Charles Curtis came from very humble beginnings, was self taught in law and passed the Kansas Bar at age 21. His story is an example of the great American dream. Curtis' record during his 38 years of public service is one of honesty, integrity, principle, and courage. He never forgot who he was of that he came from Kansas. Curtis serves as a positive role model for all young people."--Inside flap.

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